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Hong Kong Baptist University

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Bachelor of Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine 中藥學學士

BPharm

Short Description

Curriculum

The Bachelor of Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine Programme is composed of 140 units, distributed across six study areas:

I.

Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine Professional Courses

II.

Basic Chinese Medical Sciences Courses

III.    

Basic Biomedical Science Courses

IV.

Practicum & Honours Project

V.

Elective Courses

VI.

General education Courses


Practicum

Students will have opportunities to broaden their knowledge by attending practicum sessions as early as in the Year One of studies.  After completed the first year of studies, students are required to attend a 2-week practicum in the area of Medicinal Botany. In the summer break after the third year and in the fourth year of studies, practicum will take place in either a pharmaceutical plant or a herbarium in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shaoguan and Guangzhou.

Honours Project

The aim of the Honours Project is to provide students with a first hand experience on scientific research. Each student has to complete an honours project under the supervision of a professor in the School.  The focus of the honours project depends on the student's interest, the focus areas include authentication of Chinese materia medica and medicinal herbs, phytochemical constitution and quality control, herbal pharmacology and toxicology, as well as Chinese medicine preparation and new Chinese medicine products development.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities of the BPharm graduates include quality control and manufacturing, business management, new product development and trading of Chinese medicines. Graduates may also take on further studies by applying for research on Chinese medicines at postgraduate level.

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Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
Two of the following elective subjects:
ANY 1 SUBJECT 2
CHEMISTRY 2

- Candidates may be required to attend an interview.

- Candidates are required to have two electives at Level 2.

- One elective must be Chemistry.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGENote2 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote3 2

Note 1: For Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, alternative Chinese Language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University are listed in the website: http://ar.hkbu.edu.hk/admissions/jupas

Note 2: Equivalences to Level 3 in English are listed in the website:
http://ar.hkbu.edu.hk/admissions/jupas

Note 3: The Elective Subject can be any HKDSE Category A elective subjects excluding Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2). Some of the Programmes will consider Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2), HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) or 
Category C subjects (Other Languages) as unspecified elective subjects. Please refer to the programme admissions requirements of individual programmes for details.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

For 2018 entry, we accept repeat results and will count the best results for meeting our entrance requirements and for the calculation of admission scores. The arrangement for 2019 entry and onwards is subject to confirmation after a review of the experience in the former exercises.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Admissions Section

Email: 334jupas@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: 3411 2200

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 280 393 618 792 609 2692
2016 274 348 673 808 687 2790
2015 313 460 778 1048 907 3506
2014 417 550 1024 1398 1080 4469
2013 463 629 1084 1378 1092 4646
2012 246 297 543 786 673 2545

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 15 3 1 0 0 19
2016 19 3 0 1 0 23
2015 20 3 2 0 0 25
2014 14 5 0 0 0 19
2013 12 1 1 1 0 15
2012 4 3 1 1 4 13